Program Director & Drive Host

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Date: Aug 31, 2017

Location: Victoria, BC, CA, V8W 1H6

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The Ocean 98.5 Program Director will lead the brand’s on air and digital experience, responsible for talent, content and programming, in addition to hosting the station’s Afternoon Drive show. This is a leadership role and requires a proven track record in radio programming and multi-platform content creation.




  • Develop and execute the day to day and long term programming plan for the radio station
  • Will lead the local content team to create and curate content on multiple platforms including FM, digital and mobile.
  • Coaching, development and recruitment of on-air talent, production, programming and promotions staff
  • Co-ordinate with Music, Production, News and Promotions leads to accomplish the sound of the station in accordance with the station format
  • Partner with Promotions, Sales and Creative teams with respect to promotions, contests, marketing and advertising
  • Work in conjunction with National Format Director, Programming and Sales in support of local, national and corporate business goals to increase market share and revenue.
  • Manage programming budget
  • Ensure station complies with CRTC regulations
  • Maintain competitive market knowledge and awareness
  • Keep current on web/social media and other alternative revenue opportunities
  • Be on air Monday to Friday afternoons & deliver a well-prepped, entertaining on-air show
  • Build strong social media presence with compelling & relevant content that fits the brand
  • Enthusiastically participate in station events and activities as a brand ambassador who leads by example
  • Host on-site events, Remotes & Live Broadcasts
  • Voice track as required
  • Fill in on air as needed




  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in programming management in Adult Contemporary format
  • Minimum of 3 years on-air experience
  • Proven track record in developing and growing content brands
  • Demonstrable experience in developing talent and content creation team
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills to effectively deal with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse ratings and research data, make business decisions based on analysis; sound judgement and quality decision-making skills
  • Video production skills a big asset
  • Audio editing skills (the technical ability to find, edit, and package audio clips for air)
  • Organized and the ability to prioritize.
  • Planning and executing a show map
  • Excellent understanding of how to utilize and grow social media
  • Strong commercial production voicing skills with examples
  • Strong audience reaction skills
  • Experience with Wide Orbit Automation; VoxPro; Adobe Audition & Word Press an asset
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 817 Fort Street (092), Victoria, BC 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Programming
Requisition ID: 108981
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  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
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Posting Notes:  Media || Canada (CA) || BC || Victoria || None ||


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